A couple of months ago it was reported that Warner Bros. had offered a role in Wonder Woman to Nicole Kidman, with many speculating that the actress would be portraying Hippolyta, a major Amazonian warrior queen and the mother of Gal Gadot’s Diana. When the official lineup was revealed, Kidman’s name was missing and Robin Wright was on the roster, leading us to assume that Wright had taken Kidman’s role — not so fast, as it appears that the studio is considering a shake-up…or maybe not?
The cast for Warner Bros. and DC’s solo Wonder Woman movie already had a lot going for it with Gal Gadot in the lead role — although we’ve only seen glimpses of her in action as the iconic superhero, Gadot looks like she might steal the Batman v Superman show next spring. With Patty Jenkins behind the camera and Chris Pine co-starring, Wonder Woman has become increasingly interesting — and it might get even more interesting with the casting of Nicole Kidman as an Amazonian warrior.
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